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Entrepreneu Courses - Introduction to Starting Your Own Business

Course Description

The workshop will provide you with the knowledge and guidance on numerous aspects that you must consider before beginning your start-up, including your business idea, finances, and market research. Once you complete the training, you will be prepared to take forward a viable idea and set up your business in accordance with the law.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this workshop. However, learners may find it helpful if they?ve already achieved an Entry Level 3 qualification.

Course Content

In this workshop, you will learn how to successfully start your own business. You will learn numerous aspects that you must consider before beginning your start-up, including your business idea, finances, market research, and how to present your business idea to a panel.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles to support you in achieving your goals. The teaching in this course will be mainly activity-based, involving lectures, demonstrations, and practical activities.


There is no exam or formal assessment for this workshop. However, you will complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) which will outline the learning objectives for the course. You will also be invited to set your own goals. You will receive feedback against the achievement of these outcomes during the course from your tutor and in written form at the end of the course. There is no formal qualification attached to this course, but you can receive a Certificate of Completion from the college on request.

Next Steps and Progression

?Once you complete this workshop, you'll be more aware of the process and other important factors to consider when starting your own business venture or progress to any Level 1 content related courses.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat, phone on 020 7255 4700 or email

Additional Learning Support

This course is not eligible for Additional Learning Support (ALS), however teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs.??Reasonable adjustments including assistive equipment and also access support can be made available through our Disability Officer.? Digital learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers and employability advice and guidance is also available to all learners.?

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support for some course fees. You may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
44 Crowndale Road
Tel: 020 7255 4700
7 Leighton Place
Tel: 020 7241 8572